PR Senior Account Executive

New York City, New York (US)
Commensurate with experience.
Jan 30, 2019
Metro Area
New York
Full Time

The McGraw Agency, a top boutique PR firm that specializes in A-list interior design, architecture and home furnishings brands, is growing, and has an immediate opening for a Senior Account Executive position. Qualified candidates will have 4+ years of solid media relations experience.

Responsibilities include:

  • Serve as the day-to-day point person on multiple accounts
  • Draft creative pitches to secure a variety of media coverage, from big picture features to product placements
  • Develop relationships with key design press contacts
  • Mentor junior staff, help to manage their daily account activities and work flow
  • Review and approve media lists, agendas, recaps, reports, etc.
  • Assist in development of new business proposals and presentations


  • Four+¬†years of public relations experience
  • Account supervisory experience and experience managing junior staff
  • Excellent written and verbal skills that are powerful, persuasive and concise and being adept at using various styles to address different needs and audiences effectively
  • Ability to meet aggressive deadlines, excellent multi-tasking skills, be adept at prioritization and able to perform a variety of concurrent tasks with minimal supervision
  • The ability to take initiative, be a self-starter and pursue opportunities with a minimum of direction
  • Proven success with developing and executing creative media relations strategies that yield quality coverage of clients in top-tier outlets. Specific success in placing product in various types of media is a plus

The agency offers competitive salaries, generous benefits, a fun work environment, and additional perks.

For consideration, please submit your resume and salary requirements along with a cover letter describing your qualifications and interest in applying for this specific position. No phone calls please.

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